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Efficient, Effective and Accountable Government

Provide data, information, and analysis to support decision-making

Strategy: Provide data, information, and analysis to support decision-making

Agency: 046 - Law Library

A001 - Legal Research and Research Services

The State Law Library, located in the Temple of Justice in Olympia, maintains a legal research library and provides legal reference services to state government and the public. In addition, three branch libraries are maintained at the Court of Appeals in Seattle, Tacoma, and Spokane. The primary function of the State Law Library is to provide a legal research library for use by the public, state officials, staff and employees of the judicial, legislative, and executive branches of government, including all commissions, agencies and boards, local governments, and members of the bar. The State Law Library also advises administrative bodies of county law libraries on developing and improving county law library services. State law (RCW 27.20) establishes the State Law Library as part of the judicial branch of government under the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 13.8 13.8 13.8
001 - General Fund
State 1,707,000 1,728,000 3,435,000
489 - Pension Funding Stabilization Acct
State 64,000 64,000 128,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 13.8 13.8 13.8
GFS 1,707,000.0 1,728,000.0 3,435,000.0
Other 64,000.0 64,000.0 128,000.0
Totals 1,771,000.0 1,792,000.0 3,563,000.0
Expected Results

To continue to provide legal research services to the judicial, legislative, and executive branches of state and local government, and to the citizens of the state in a timely and efficient manner.